Travel half way around the world to experience the South Pacific in all of its spectacular glory. Combine a unique tennis-oriented trip with a sightseeing vacation of a lifetime.
The first stop on the itinerary is to Sydney, the opulent capital of New South Wales and the largest and oldest city in Australia. Known for it's spectacular harbor, Sydney's harborside became a world renowned locale when the Sydney Opera House opened its doors in 1973. While in Sydney, reside in The Rocks area, the historic harborside district.
Continue on to Cairns in tropical North Queensland where natural splendors abound like the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest and Mossman Gorge. Participate in some real life adventure with a reef excursion to the Outer Barrier Reef, one of the world’s most spectacular wonders.
Then it's off to Melbourne - the Arts and Culture capital of Australia. For tennis lovers around the globe, Melbourne is synonymous with the Australian Open. Experience the Semi Finals and Finals of both the Men's and Women's action firsthand, sitting in excellent reserved seating for the final four days of the Australian Open. Conclude your fabulous vacation with a gourmet feast on the famous Melbourne Tramcar.
Fabulously positioned on the water's edge of Sydney Harbour, Park Hyatt Sydney boasts breathtaking views of the iconic Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. Located within the historic Rocks district, the Sydney hotel is just five minutes from the central business district (CBD) and a short stroll from Circular Quay and attractions around the harbour and the city. Both a central Sydney hotel and a 5 star retreat, Park Hyatt Sydney is one of the few luxury Sydney hotels enjoying amazing harbour-side tranquillity.
The boutique hotel is renowned for having the largest hotel rooms in Sydney with luxury amenities and private balconies taking in unobstructed views of the harbour. Guests are invited to enhance their experience at the harbourkitchen & restaurant and the Club Bar, or choose to relax at Iluka Spa or the spectacular rooftop pool.
Silky Oaks Lodge is one of Australia’s premier luxury lodges, offering unique experience from which to explore Tropical North Queensland, situated within easy access from Cairns. Spectacularly situated on the Mossman Gorge River, the eco luxury lodge is the ideal location to appreciate the natural tropical environment in your Tree house accommodation.
Enjoy your stay at the five-star Crown Towers which is superbly located on Melbourne’s Yarra River at Southbank. Only a short stroll to the hustle and bustle of Melbourne’s central business district, Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, lush parks and gardens, designer shopping and Melbourne’s impressive arts precinct, Crown Towers is in the center of everything.
All of Crown Towers’ 481 luxuriously appointed oversized guest rooms have spectacular views to the city or Port Phillip Bay and feature a truly unique level of comfort and finish.
For those wanting to relax, hotel guests have access to the spectacular Crown Spa, the culinary delights of superb signature restaurants and the amazing Crown Entertainment Complex with its cinemas, nightclubs, bars, shopping, indoor entertainment theme park and the 24 hour excitement of the world renowned Crown Casino.
|Thu||January 25th||Day Session||11:00 AM||Women's Semifinals|
|Thu||January 25th||Evening Session||7:30 PM||One Men's Semifinal, exhibition match|
|Fri||January 26th||Twilight Session||3:00 PM||Mixed Doubles Semifinal, Women's Doubles Final, One Men's Semifinal|
|Sat||January 27th||Twilight Session||7:30 PM||Women's Singles Final, Men's Doubles Final|
|Sun||January 28th||Twilight Session||7:30 PM||Mixed Doubles Final, Men's Singles Final|
|Seating Section||USTA Price|
|VIP Category One Courtside Seats||$14,450|
|Depart Los Angeles||Monday, January 15th|
|Arrive Sydney||Wednesday, January 17th|
|Sydney Harbour Cruise||Thursday, January 18th|
|Depart Sydney||Saturday, January 20th|
|Arrive Cairns||Saturday, January 20th|
|Great Barrier Reef Tour||Sunday, January 21st|
|Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest Day Trip||Monday, January 22nd|
|Depart Cairns||Tuesday, January 23rd|
|Arrive Melbourne||Tuesday, January 23rd|
|Melbourne City Tour||Wednesday, January 24th|
|Colonial TramCar Restaurant Dinner||Wednesday, January 24th|
|Depart Melbourne||Monday, January 29th|
|Non-Refundable Deposit: $750 per person|
|*all pricing is per person based on double occupancy|
Round trip air from Los Angeles
Three nights accommodation at the Park Hyatt Sydney (January 17, 18 and 19)
Three nights accommodation at the Silky Oaks Lodge (January 20, 21 and 22)
Riverboat transfer each day to the Championships
Six nights accommodation at the Crown Towers Hotel in Melbourne (January 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28) (Premier Room)
Great Barrier Reef tour, Sydney Harbour city tour cruise, Evening Meal on the famous Melbourne Tramcar Restaurant and more!
Final four days (5 sessions) of Centre Court matches - Semis and Finals - of the 2018 Australian Open Tennis Championships
Access to Club Steve Furgal's International Tennis Tours for all sessions of tennis which features light hors d'oeuvres and two complimentary drink vouchers
Breakfast each morning
Time for optional sightseeing, shopping and social tennis
Professional tour host